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Charles Sturt, Surveyor General of South Australia in 1839

The Surveyor General is a government's official surveyor. They would be responsible for surveying a particular country or area. These would once have been military jobs, but now they are mainly civilian positions.

The following Surveyor General positions exist, or have existed historically:

  • Surveyor General (Canada):
    • Arpenteur général du Québec
    • Surveyor General of Ontario
  • Surveyor General (Australia)
    • Surveyor General of New South Wales
    • Surveyor General of South Australia
    • Surveyor General of Victoria
    • Surveyor General of Western Australia
  • Surveyor General of Cornwall
  • Surveyor General of India
  • Surveyor General of Ireland
  • Surveyor General of New Netherland
  • The Surveyor General of Pakistan
  • Surveyor General of Sri Lanka (formal Surveyor General of Ceylon)
  • Surveyor General of the United States
    • Surveyor General of North Carolina
    • Surveyor General of the Northwest Territory
  • Surveyor General of Hong Kong

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